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It's not that uncommon for secondary school students to study the ups and downs of the stock market, but in this lesson, students will examine the economic roller coaster involved in the production of a Broadway musical. As an introduction to the lesson, students will read a series of online articles to investigate the similarities and differences between nonprofit theater production and Broadway, or commercial, theater production. They will view excerpts from the PBS series BROADWAY: THE AMERIC
Reporting America at War
These learning materials are designed to engage students in hands-on activities that stimulate them, and, most importantly, encourage critical thinking in the classroom. These educational activities in this section will provide high school social studies, media education and language arts teachers, as well as college journalism and communication educators with extensive lesson plans, resource materials, and discussion questions to introduce students to the world of war correspondence. Reporting
We'd Like to Thank You, Herbert Hoover
Since the advent of book musicals such as "Show Boat" and "Oklahoma!", many Broadway shows have touched upon relevant social and historical issues. In this lesson, students will investigate how Broadway musicals can reflect the times in which they were created. Students will examine video clips and Web sites related to relevant productions, study song lyrics, and compare and contrast actual history with Broadway history. By becoming "historical detectives," they will determine how accurately Bro
Understanding Your Water
Over two class periods, you will be guiding your students through the basics of water treatment -- both tap water treatment and sewage (or wastewater) treatment. To prepare for the lessons on the treatment process, the students will be researching where their drinking water comes from and where their wastewater goes once it goes down the drain for homework. After learning about their local water treatment and traditional tap water and sewage treatment processes, students will watch the NewsHour
Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey
Social studies teachers will find that the film presents an informative, complex and issue-oriented story that raises controversial questions and provides an exciting way to introduce a number of important concepts in 20th century United States and world history. It offers an opportunity to explore the historical background of current events and issues in the news today; the Middle East crisis, the struggle of developing nations to create stable economies and democratic governments, the legacy o
239 GG Capitalizing Proper Nouns
Should "Internet" and "Ground Zero" be capitalized? The Grammar Girl print book is now available on Amazon.com! http://tinyurl.com/2pkej7
241 GG Colons
Get Grammar Girl's take on colons. Learn the grammar rules surrounding the use of colons. The Grammar Girl print book is now available on Amazon.com! http://tinyurl.com/2pkej7
Beginner - Safe return Today Sierra and Elias teach you essential vocabulary that you can use with someone who has just arrived after taking a journey. Some of the phrases used are unique to Arabic hospitable culture and they give a refreshing warm feeling to people who use it.
Today Sierra and Elias teach you essential vocabulary that you can use with someone who has just arrived after taking a journey. Some of the phrases used are unique to Arabic hospitable culture and they give a refreshing warm feeling to people who use it.
Beginner - Levantine Arabic: What's Wrong? Sierra and Elias are producing podcasts from Lebanon and they present their first lesson on Lebanese dialect today. The dialect has spread in recent years with the expansion of Lebanese TV. Tune in to listen to the dialogue and find out what's bugging one of the characters, and start learning Levantine Arabic!
Sierra and Elias are producing podcasts from Lebanon and they present their first lesson on Lebanese dialect today. The dialect has spread in recent years with the expansion of Lebanese TV. Tune in to listen to the dialogue and find out what's bugging one of the characters, and start learning Levantine Arabic!
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From the makers of the award-winning online language course Coffee Break Spanish comes a new range of titles aimed at busy people who want to acquire the absolute basics of a language. One Minute Languages from the Radio Lingua Network will introduce learners to a new language from scratch. The course is made up of ten lessons and covers topics including basic greetings, introducing yourself, and dealing with language problems. You’ll also learn numbers and other useful words and phrases whi
Radio Lingua Network News: 26 September 2008
Happy European Day of Languages to all our listeners! By way of joining in this international celebration of languages and language-learning we're delighted to introduce eight new podcasts today. We're adding Catalan, Danish, French, Japanese, Mandarin and Romanian to our One Minute Languages series; we're introducing our first podcast for English learners - Write Back Soon will help learners master Phrasal Verbs; and we're finally announcing the long-awaited sequel to Coffee Break Spanish: it's
Virtual Maths - Shapes, Space and Measure, Theodolite Survey simulation
Simulation of using a thodolite to calculate the height of a building.
Coordinate Geometry Battleship
A twist on the traditional Battleship game - students practice finding the distance, midpoint, and slope between two points on a coordinate plane.
Trabalenguas (Spanish tongue twisters) Here are a few Spanish tongue twisters. The first one will give you great practice for trilling (rolling) the “r” in Spanish. I Erre con erre cigarro
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Here are a few Spanish tongue twisters. The first one will give you great practice for trilling (rolling) the “r” in Spanish.
Erre con erre cigarro
This publication provides an overview of the MoLeNET initiative, the UK's largest and most diverse implementation of mobile learning. The Learning and Skills Council and consortia led by Further Educa...
The students will investigate the phases of the moon. They will illustrate their learning in a culminating Sketchy activity.
A learning object is best described as a representation designed to be reused in different educational contexts. In this page you will references to my papers and examples of various learning objects develop either by my self or by my students. Learning objects might reside in digital repositories, ready to be located and utilized by those involved in educational activities (e.g., teachers and students). They address: (a) key concepts from disciplines, in visual and often interactive ways not pe
These materials were developed as part of the Capacity building for community wireless connectivity in Africa initiative which was funded by IDRC and coordinated by APC.Training units Network planning, WiMax and non standard solutions, Energy for telecommunications systems, VoIP, Long distance wireless link, Community, gender and technology and Sustainability strategies were developed between 2007 and 2008 as part of the project TRICALCAR which was funded by ICA and coordinated by Wilac.net. Thi
We use verbs all the time, but do we know what they are? We will now, so get ready! We will also be learning new and more colorful verbs to use instead of the ordinary everyday ones.